“El soberano sueco apenas ejerce funciones en relación con los poderes del Estado y las escasas que tiene atribuidas son de naturaleza ceremonial, con la única excepción de presidir el Consejo de Ministros”.
|Incumbent||Carl XVI Gustaf|
|Coronation||15 September, 1973|
|Residence||Royal Palace of Stockholm (official)
Drottningholm Palace (private)
The King or Queen who occupies the throne of Sweden in accordance with the Act of Succession shall be the Head of State.
“The public budget systems of the eight West European monarchies and the two republics considered use a variety of systems for the civil lists and allocations granted to their heads of state. For this reason it is very difficult to compare the systems with one another”
“Monarchs share one important feature, which is unobtainable by ordinary politicians: their time horizon when considering public action by definition extends to the rest of their life and probably longer, given their concern for their children and perhaps also for the preservation of the monarchy”